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Kurdish Man Commits Suicide after Racist Refusal of Love

Kurdish Man Commits Suicide after Racist Refusal of Love

BAS News - 2019-06-19 13:51
ERBIL — A Kurdish man in Turkey’s Istanbul committed suicide on Monday evening, citing discrimination for being a Kurd in Turkey. Ibrahim Layik, jumped from the departure floor of Istanbul International Airport and landed over the Arrival level with seve ...
Kurdish Man Commits Suicide after Racist Refusal of Love - BAS News

Team from the Ministry of Peshmerga participates in a military media training course in Baghdad

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-07-08 11:16
Ministry of Peshmerga On July 1, 2019, a team of officers from the Ministry of Peshmerga’s Directorate of Media and National Awareness arrived in Baghdad to participated in a 11-day military media training program. This course is being conducted by the C ...

Peshmerga Chief-of-Staff meets with high-ranking Commanders from the Coalition Forces

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-07-05 10:29
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On July 2, 2019, Lieutenant General Jamal Mohammad, Peshmerga Chief-of-Staff, received a high delegation from the U.S. and Coalition Forces, led by General Krinkovich, Deputy Commander of Coalition Forces in Iraq and S ...

A delegation from the self-administration of the Euphrates territory visits the Civil Council of Raqqa

SDF Press - 2019-06-26 06:29
Raqqa – A delegation from the self-administration of the Euphrates territory visited the Civil Council of Raqqa to look at the situation of the Council’s work and the difficulties it faces. The chairman of the Legislative Council of Raqqa’s Civil Council, ...

Kurdish Official Calls for Stronger US Role in Syria After IS | Voice of America - English

Voanews - 2019-06-26 06:16

Speculation Grows in Turkey After Jailed Kurdish Leader Allowed to See Lawyers | Voice of America - English

Voanews - 2019-06-25 03:07

Arrest of seven Kurdish citizens in the cities of Maku, Chaldoran, Showt and Bazargan

Kurdpa - 2019-06-24 19:14
Kurdpa Agency: Seven Kurdish citizens were arrested by intelligence forces in the cities of Maku, Chaldoran, Showt and Bazargan. ...

Kurdish guard at Istanbul Airport commits suicide due to racism and discrimination

E-Kurd - 2019-06-24 00:23
ISTANBUL,— A Kurdish security guard working at İstanbul Airport committed suicide on Monday evening, jumping from an elevated area in an airport terminal and indicating the social exclusion he faced due to his Kurdish identity was the reason for taking h ...

Continued detention of Kurdish citizens in Kurdistan

Kurdpa - 2019-06-23 02:55
Kurdpa Agency: following the arrest of Kurd citizens, a Kurdish man from the city of Bokan was arrested and no information is available on his fate. ...

56 corpses exhumed from the cemetery of pioneers’ camp

SDF Press - 2019-06-20 23:02
Raqqa – The Initial Response Team in Raqqa city exhumed 56 corpses of civilians executed by ISIS organization during its takeover of the city. After the exhumation of the corpses at the Al-Fakheikha cemetery, the team began its work at the Pioneers Camp. ...

Arrest of a Kurdish Citizen by Urmia's Ettelaat

Kurdpa - 2019-06-20 12:16
Kurdpa Agency: A Kurdish citizen from the city of Oshnavieh was arrested by intelligence agencies affiliated to the Urmia Ettelaat Bureau. ...

Women’s Committee and its role in Hajin

SDF Press - 2019-06-18 21:30
Deira-Zour – After the opening of the People’s Council in Hajin and the activating its committees, the Women’s Committee was established within it. “We activated the work of the Women’s Committee nearly a month ago to support women and activate its margin ...

Kurdish security guard at Istanbul Airport commits suicide, cites racism

Kurdistan24 - 2019-06-18 19:56

Official Memorial Service was held for Lieutenant Colonel Ahmad Abdulla

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-06-17 06:06
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On June 12, 2019, after the return of the corpse of Lieutenant Colonel Ahmad Abdulla to Kurdistan and its reception, the Ministry of Peshmerga held a official memorial service for the deceased. The memorial was attende ...

Kurdish Man Smashes Cake into Pet Lion’s Face, Netizens Furious over Animal Abuse - News18

News18 - 2019-06-14 12:42

11 Afrin residents abducted and tortured in Turkey not released

ANF - 2019-06-13 13:44
The civilians from Afrin refused the allegations and spoke about how they were handed over to the Turkish intelligence MIT after 12 days of torture at the hands of the FSA gangs in Afrin. ...

Young Kurdish Overdoses to Refuse Arranged Marriage in Iran

BAS News - 2019-06-11 00:20
Another was killed by her brother after her relationship was revealed. ERBIL — A young Kurdish girl from the Iranian Kurdish city of Bane has committed suicide after her family continued to force her into an arranged marriage, a monitoring group said. So ...

Rare Photos of Egypt from the 1870s

Waar Media - 2019-06-06 20:19
WAAR_DUHOK The post Rare Photos of Egypt from the 1870s appeared first on WAARmedia. ...

200 people from the Hol camp arrive at the Civil Council of Raqqa

SDF Press - 2019-06-05 00:31
Raqqa – In coordination with the Public Relations Office, the Civil Relations Committee, the elders and tribal dignitaries, a total of 200 people, all of whom are women and children, arrived at the Civil Council of Raqqa on Tuesday. The release comes as a ...